Rice Football is well represented on 2021 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 2.
There are former Rice football players scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
Week 2 results
Dallas def. Las Angeles Chargers (Covington), 20-17
Denver (Anderson, Callahan) def. Jacksonville, 23-13
Las Vegas def. Pittsburgh (Boswell), 26-17
Green Bay def. Detroit (Fox), 35-17 (Mon)
Tampa Bay (Leverett) def. Atlanta, 48-25
Los Angeles Rams def. Indianapolis (Sendejo), 27-24
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson played his typical allotment of special teams snaps in the Broncos Week 2 win over the Jaguars. The Broncos host the New York Jets in Week 3.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was inactive for the Buccaneers’ second straight game. He has not yet appeared in a regular season game for the team. The Buccaneers visit the Los Angeles Rams in Week 3.
Defense and Special Teams
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was perfect on his lone field goal attempt in Week 2, converting from 56 yards. He also added a pair of extra points. The Steelers host the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 3.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan led the Broncos with two pass deflections against the Jaguars. He also added three tackles. The Broncos host the New York Jets in Week 3.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington tallied a pair of tackles in the Chargers’ Week 2 loss to the Cowboys. The Chargers visit the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 3.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted twice on Monday Night Football, putting both of his balls inside the 20-yard line with a long of 55 yards. The Lions host the Baltimore Ravens in Week 3.
Andrew Sendejo – S, Colts
Sendejo was signed by the Colts this week and plugged in quickly to their special teams unit. He didn’t see any action with the defense, but he was on the field for a total of 15 special teams plays. The Colts visit the Tennessee Titans in Week 3.
More Owls in the NFL
From practice squads to current free agents, there are other Owls on the cusp of returning to active rosters. Find more detail on current contractual agreements and former Rice football players waiting for their next opportunity here.
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